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Friday, April 3, 2009

EVENTS for 3rd April

On 3rd April 1942 Spitfire I X4679 of 53 OTU suffered an engine cut-out causing it too overshoot RAF Rhoose and crashland in a field.

On the same day, 3rd April 1942, Spitfire I L1071 of 53 OTU also had an engine cut causing it to belly land at Llandow, damaging it beyond repair.

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